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Shrimp Saganaki

Shrimp Saganaki is a quick and easy Greek appetizer that is often served with crusty bread to scoop up the savoury tomato sauce. For a gluten-free main course, serve on a bed of cooked courgette (zucchini) noodles, rice, or quinoa instead.

Shrimp Saganaki

Shrimp Saganaki

Shrimp Saganaki is a quick and easy Greek appetizer that is often served with crusty bread to scoop up the savoury tomato sauce.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Calories 2709 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 medium red onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 15 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup Kalamata olives chopped
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 tsp dried Greek oregano dried
  • ½ tsp red chili flakes crushed
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 lb large 16/20 ct. shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley leaves chopped and divided
  • 4 oz Feta cheese crumbled

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and red onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion softens and starts to turn golden brown.
  • Add white wine to deglaze the bottom of the skillet, scraping up any brown bits with a spatula.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add crushed tomatoes, olives, dill, oregano, and red chili flakes. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and stir to combine.
  • Simmer for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp and 2 tablespoons of the parsley. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp just turns pink. Do not overcook the shrimp.
  • Remove from heat and adjust seasonings, to taste. To serve, transfer to a serving dish and top with remaining fresh parsley and crumbled Feta cheese. Enjoy!

Notes

For a gluten-free main course, serve on a bed of cooked courgette (zucchini) noodles, rice, or quinoa instead.

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Nutrition

Calories: 2709kcalCarbohydrates: 395gProtein: 86gFat: 85gSaturated Fat: 26gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 45gCholesterol: 101mgSodium: 2940mgPotassium: 2740mgFiber: 29gSugar: 41gVitamin A: 3061IUVitamin C: 67mgCalcium: 951mgIron: 15mg
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